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UN sanctions NKorea operator of ship with weapons

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:59
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship seized by Panama in July 2013 for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba ordered all countries to freeze its assets.

3 Officers Are Shot in Greenwich Village; Fugitive Is Killed

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:59
The three law enforcement officers had gone to arrest a man accused of child molestation, the authorities said, and in an ensuing gun battle, the suspect was shot and killed.






Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:57
A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow some of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders to return home Monday.

Senate confirms McDonald as new VA secretary

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:55

Former corporate chief takes over troubled agency.

       

White Pass - 7/28/2014 7:23:15 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:52
White Pass US12
7/28/2014 7:23:15 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 7/28/2014 7:35:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:52
Satus Pass US97
7/28/2014 7:35:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 7/28/2014 7:27:45 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:52
Stevens Pass US2
7/28/2014 7:27:45 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US2 is closed from Coles Corner at milepost 85 to Leavenworth at milepost 99, due to fire activity. SR 207 and the Chumstick hwy are open as a detour to Leavenworth. No vehicles over 26,000 lbs. allowed on the Chumstick highway. There is no estimated time of reopening.

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Blewett Pass - 7/28/2014 7:34:35 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:52
Blewett Pass US97
7/28/2014 7:34:35 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 7/28/2014 7:38:47 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:52
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/28/2014 7:38:47 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Monday through Thursday at 8:00 p.m. lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed from milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. I-90 is closed to bicycles both directions from Hyak Exit 54 to Stampede Pass exit 62.

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Coe 'will not run for BBC Trust job'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:51
Lord Coe indicates that he has withdrawn from the race to be the next chairman of the BBC Trust.
Categories: BBC World News

Police arrest four in beating death of China grad student near USC

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:51

Commander Smith of the LA Police Department speaks during a news conference in Los AngelesBy Daina Beth Solomon LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four people, two of them juveniles, have been arrested in the robbery and beating death last week of a Chinese graduate student near his off-campus apartment, Los Angeles Police officials said on Monday. The body of Xinran Ji, 24, an electrical engineering student who enrolled at the University of Southern California in 2013, was discovered on Thursday morning at his apartment, a few blocks away from where police said he had been attacked some six hours earlier. Jonathan DelCarmen, 19, and Andrew Garcia, 18, along with a 17-year-old male and 16-year-old female, have been arrested on murder charges in Ji's death, Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith said.


Audit: VA manipulated vets' appointment records

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:46

Internal VA documents show the depth of fraudulent scheduling, manipulation of data and in some cases, intimidation of staff, to hide delays...

       

Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:46

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, during the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles. Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. Lawyers for Sterling plan to argue Monday, July 28, 2014, that Shelly Sterling had no right to make the deal with Ballmer, even though Donald Sterling had given her written authority to pursue a sale. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.


Look: Slithering assailant steals hair

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:44

A Houston store was robbed of several wigs Monday. Some of which were going to cancer patients.

       

$1M bail set in bizarre N.H. kidnapping case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:44

N.H. teen walked back into her home 9 months after disappearing on the way home from school.

       

Expert testifies in Wisconsin baby kidnapping case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:43
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An FBI expert testified Monday in the trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures, saying visits to websites about fake pregnancy bellies were found on computers seized from the woman's home.

Workout Clothes With High-Tech Twist Sell Briskly

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:39
Though clothing sales have been strained in recent years, activewear has become a $33.4 billion business, as popular on the street as it is in the gym.

Reams of Warren G. Harding's steamy love letters now online

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:37

The Library of Congress on Tuesday posted online hundreds of pages of correspondence between the nation's 29th president, Warren G. Harding,...

       

B.C. premier vows sewage treatment for Victoria — someday

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:31
It took more than a month, but the premier of British Columbia in Canada has finally answered a letter from Washington’s congressional delegation about the million gallons of raw sewage the city of Victoria flushes every hour into the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Former agent Joel Corry with some thoughts on Marshawn Lynch situation on KJR-AM

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:31
Some good stuff on the Marshawn Lynch holdout today on KJR-AM from  former player agent agent Joel Corry, who now writes for CBSSports.com, among other titles.